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APC forum declares Akpabio as ‘natural leader’ in Akwa Ibom

A progressive forum of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, known as APC Advocates Forum has declared that former governor of Akwa Ibom and Minister of Niger Delta, Godswill Akpabio, as the 'natural leader' of the party in the state.

Nigerian govt flags-off physical verification phase of NDDC forensic audit

The Federal Government, on Saturday, announced that it had flagged off the physical verification phase of the ongoing forensic audit of the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC.

States, FCT generate N1.31trn as IGR in 2020 — NBS [FULL LIST]

The 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, generated N1.31 trillion as Internally Generated Revenue, IGR in 2020 compared to N1.33 trillion recorded...

States, FCT generate N1.31trn as IGR in 2020 – NBS

The 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, generated N1.31 trillion as Internally Generated Revenue, IGR, in 2020 compared to N1.33 trillion recorded in 2019, the National Bureau of Statistics, NBS, says.

Nigeria leading West Africa in organic agriculture, says ECOWAS official  

The Head of Agriculture Division, ECOWAS Commission, Abuja, Ernest Aubee, has said that Nigeria was leading in the promotion of Organic Agriculture in the West Africa region.

NiMet predicts 3 days of sunny, thunderstorms weather

The Nigerian Meteorological Agency, NiMet, has predicted sunshine and thunderstorms across the country from Monday to Tuesday. NiMet’s weather outlook released on Sunday in Abuja...

Akwa Ibom APC ward leaders pass vote of confidence on Buhari, Akpabio 

The Ward executives of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Ukana West 2 in Essien Udim Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom have unanimously passed a vote of confidence on President Muhammadu Buhari, Senator Godswill Akpabio and other leaders of the party.

Expect sunshine, thunderstorms for 3 days, says NiMet

The Nigerian Meteorological Agency, NiMet, has predicted sunshine and thunderstorms from Wednesday to Friday across the country. NiMet's weather outlook released on Tuesday in Abuja...

Akwa Ibom spends N1.5bn annually on external exams – Commissioner

The Akwa Ibom Commissioner for Education, Idongesit Etiebiet, says the state government spends N1.5 billion yearly on external examinations in public secondary schools in the state.

Omo-Agege cautions APC against past PDP mistakes

Ovie Omo-Agege, Deputy President of the Senate, has cautioned the All Progressives Congress, APC, against past mistakes of the opposition, Peoples Democratic Party, PDP. Mr...

Nigerian Army hands over suspected kidnapper to police in Calabar

Nigerian Army troops attached to the Cross River security outfit “Operation Akpakwu” handed over a suspected kidnapper to the Cross River Police Command in...

Jailed Professor: Court has vindicated APC, Akpabio – Nabena

The Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Yekini Nabena, has said that the Court has finally vindicated the Minister of Niger Delta, Godswill Akpabio and the ruling party after jailing Prof. Peter Ogban who manipulated the result of Akwa-Ibom North-west senatorial election against APC.

Bill to establish Federal CoE in Abia passes 2nd reading

Bill for an Act to establish Federal College of Education, Bende in Abia has passed second reading in the House of Representatives.

JUST IN: Court jails Professor for manipulating 2019 election results

Peter Ogban, a professor of soil science at the University of Calabar, was sentenced to three years in prison by an Akwa Ibom high court for tampering with election results.

We’ll go after Igboho, Dokubo, other agitators – Attahiru

The Chief of Army Staff, Ibrahim Attahiru has vowed to crack down on the Biafra and Odudua Republic promoters and other agitators in the country.

Nigeria’s inflation rises to 17.33% in February – NBS

The National Bureau of Statistics, NBS, says the inflation rate increased in February by 0.86 per cent to 17.33 per cent from 16.47 per cent recorded in January.

NiMet predicts 3 days of sunshine, dust haze

The Nigerian Meteorological Agency, NiMet, has predicted three days of sunshine and dust haze from Monday to Wednesday.

Police kill 4 suspected pirates in Akwa Ibom

The Police Command in Akwa Ibom said its officers killed four suspected pirates who specialised in terrorising fishermen in Ibeno waterways in the state. The...

ValueMart store launches in Abuja

ValueMart Supermarket has launched another outlet named Discount City Market in Wuye District, Abuja.

300 athletes across Nigeria, West Africa registered for 3rd MoC Grand Prix

With less than five weeks to the third “Making of Champions, MoCs, Grand Prix”, over 300 Athletes from across Nigeria and West Africa have registered for the 2 and 3 April event.

Boundary Commission worried over Akwa Ibom, Abia dispute, calls for peaceful coexistence

The Director of Internal Boundary at the National Boundary Commission, Dr Richard Oji, has called on border communities between Akwa Ibom and Abia States to coexist harmoniously to enhance national unity.

Church distributes N20m facemasks in 6 states

The Church of Jesus Christ of Later Day Saints on Friday says it distributed N20 million facemasks in six states in the country in the wake of coronavirus pandemic in 2020.

Inflation rises to 16.47% in January – NBS

The National Bureau of Statistics, NBS, said inflation rose to 16.47 per cent (year-on-year) in January, and that the increase was 0.71 per cent higher than 15.75 per cent recorded in December 2020.

Nigerian Navy destroys 15 militant camps, nabs 17 suspected sea pirates in Akwa Ibom

The Nigerian Navy, NNS Jubilee, said it destroyed 15 militant camps and arrested 17 suspected pirates and sea robbers within its area of jurisdiction in Akwa Ibom.

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